Can Stress Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis

  Although some people think stress may be a cause of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) there is no actual proof that stress causes the onset of this disease. However, stress is known to be one of the triggers which may bring on a flare up of symptoms in those who are afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis. A […]

How To Keep Joints Healthy

Joint pain may creep up on us as we start to age. Osteoarthritis problems usually start bothering women after age 50 and men after age 45. A joint connects two bones. Cartilage is a cushioning agent between joints and acts as a shock absorber to keep bones from rubbing together. As we age we start […]

What Are Some Of The Sources Of Inflammation In Humans?

The human body has a natural response to something foreign invading the body’s systems. This defense is known as inflammation. The body is attacking the foreign invader in an attempt to get rid of it. There are many factors which can trigger an inflammatory response in the body. Everyone recognizes an inflammatory response to an […]